Europe Must Be Independent of United Kingdom and US, Warns Merkel

There has been no response to Merkel's comments from the White House. Daalder said , "This is " America First"-a policy focused on narrow self-interest-and abandons the idea that the best way to enhance our security and prosperity is by having strong allies and leading globally in pursuit of common values and interests".

Trump preparing to leave Paris climate deal

Trump preparing to leave Paris climate deal

More downbeat was German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who said the leaders' talks were "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory ". Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a rare outspoken GOP proponent of climate science, said he would advise Trump to remain in the voluntary agreement .

Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration

President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire southern island of Mindanao under martial law on May 23 following clashes between government forces and the IS-linked Maute group in Marawi city. All of the groups are inspired by the Islamic State group. He said the military has rescued 390 civilians during its clearing operations. He said the move was to make sure that no militants were able to infiltrate the city.

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Spectators were enduring long queues at the gates because of multiple security checks to access the stadium, where defending champion Novak Djokovic was practicing on the main showcourt. And so he did, with the second set getting right back on serve. Djokovic progressed 6-3 6-4 6-2 in Paris and will next face Portugal's Joao Sousa , who defeated Janko Tipsarevic 4-6 7-6 6-2 6-2.

Authorities Looking for Potential Second Bomb in Manchester

He says Abedi "was giving farewell". Monday night's attack at Manchester Arena during the Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people and injured 119 . "This damage is even greater when it involves unauthorised disclosure of potential evidence in the middle of a major counter-terrorism investigation", a National Counter Terrorism Policing spokesman said in a statement .

President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

Andrew D. Byers, a Green Beret officer killed in action in Afghanistan past year. They served all of us by serving in the armed forces. GVMC Director Russell Feagin asked people to stop by headstones and read names out loud of veterans who served.